US prosecutors probing Facebook's data deals

The New York Times reports that a federal grand jury is investigating company partnerships that provided broad access to the information of millions of Facebook users. The social network's handling of user data has been a flashpoint for controversy ... More..

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Beto O'Rourke confirms he is jumping into 2020 presidential race
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Beto O'Rourke confirms he is jumping into 2020 presidential race

Hours after Vanity Fair published its fawning cover story, O'Rourke confirmed to KTSM in Texas that he would announce on Thursday that he is running for president. In a Vanity Fair profile that came out...More..

Lawyer Told Cohen 'Sleep Well Tonight' After Talking to Giuliani
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Lawyer Told Cohen 'Sleep Well Tonight' After Talking to Giuliani

The House Oversight Committee chairman on Wednesday rejected Republican calls for a new investigation into President Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and whether he again lied to Congress. But Nad...More..

White House mum on whether Trump really thinks Democrats 'hate Jews'
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

White House mum on whether Trump really thinks Democrats 'hate Jews'

When first asked by NBC's Hallie Jackson if the president really thinks that "Democrats hate Jews", Sanders sidestepped the question. Acosta opened with a question about whether Trump asked Gary Cohn to block...More..

Beijing reaffirms earlier stance: China blocks India at UNSC
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Beijing reaffirms earlier stance: China blocks India at UNSC

According to a comment piece in the Chinese newspaper Global Times, India failed to provide "solid evidence" against Azhar and said China rightly practised caution against listing him as a terrorist. During his...More..

Fake Melania? President Donald Trump responds to Alabama visit conspiracy theory
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Fake Melania? President Donald Trump responds to Alabama visit conspiracy theory

The "View" panelists weighed in on several photos of the First Lady during the segment, discussing whether the woman in the photos was really her. One host surmised Melania might have been wearing flats. "...More..

by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Governor: 2 attackers kill 8, themselves at Brazil school

Gov. Joao Doria says the two attackers were believed to be between 20 and 25 years old. Speaking a few blocks from the public school in Suzano, Mr Doria said: "The school is on lockdown". He immediately pulle...More..

Ethiopian Airlines plane crash
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302 crashed Sunday morning shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa , the airline said. Both Addis Ababa and Nairobi are major hubs for humanitarian workers, and some had bee...More..

US, Taliban agree on troops withdrawal, counterterrorism
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

US, Taliban agree on troops withdrawal, counterterrorism

Undated handout picture of U.S., Taliban and Qatar officials during a meeting for peace talks in Doha, Qatar . Hours after the news broke on Qatar talks, US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said in a tweet t...More..

Pak. assured USA that it will deal ‘firmly’ with terrorists: Bolton
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Pak. assured USA that it will deal ‘firmly’ with terrorists: Bolton

The Pakistan Air Force (PAF ) also said that experiment marked a great milestone for the country as the weapon has been developed, integrated and qualified exclusively through indigenous efforts of Pakistani sc...More..

At age 30, World Wide Web is ‘not the web we wanted’
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

At age 30, World Wide Web is ‘not the web we wanted’

Ninety per cent of adults in the United Kingdom used the internet past year, and there are few industries in the world that have not been touched in some way. And so Berners-Lee and others advocated for CERN ...More..

Aide says Trump would be 'disappointed' by a N.Korea test
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Aide says Trump would be 'disappointed' by a N.Korea test

Besides potentially angering Mr Trump , North Korea must avoid undercutting support for sanctions relief from China and Russian Federation. "If North Korea does launch a satellite, it could derail all of Nor...More..

‘Bomb Cyclone’ May Have Set Unofficial State Low Pressure In Colorado
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

‘Bomb Cyclone’ May Have Set Unofficial State Low Pressure In Colorado

The National Weather Service predicts it will be a "highly impactful winter storm" that tears through the region. "Southwest has proactively canceled almost all operations" out of DIA, the airline said Tues...More..

Allegation Against Gillibrand Aide Follows #MeToo Template: Another Day, Another Leftist Accused
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Allegation Against Gillibrand Aide Follows #MeToo Template: Another Day, Another Leftist Accused

Gillibrand was spearheading efforts to change how Congress handles allegations of sexual harassment previous year as the female aide-who wanted to remain anonymous due to fear of retaliation and damage to her...More..

A ‘big announcement’ from Beto O’Rourke is on the horizon
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

A ‘big announcement’ from Beto O’Rourke is on the horizon

Texas is an early primary state for Democrats, but is a red state in the presidential election as a whole - although O'Rourke's close race with Cruz suggests that the state could be shifting slowly toward be...More..

Dem Rep. Green Battles FNC's Cavuto on Impeaching Trump: 'Bigotry Is Impeachable'
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Dem Rep. Green Battles FNC's Cavuto on Impeaching Trump: 'Bigotry Is Impeachable'

With the 2020 presidential and congressional election campaigns already gearing up, the political calendar could dictate whether initiating the time-consuming impeachment process is even plausible, Democratic a...More..

Gov. Gavin Newsom to Suspend Death Penalty in California - Trump Fumes
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom to Suspend Death Penalty in California - Trump Fumes

Among the groups most supportive of the issue are white evangelical Protestants; more than 7 in 10 support the use of the death penalty. Newsom has always been a vocal opponent of the death penalty, stating t...More..

by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Eight Killed In Brazil School Shooting

The shooting happened at about 09:30 local time (12:30 GMT) when the students were in a break at the state school in Suzano, near São Paulo. Marcelo Salles, commander of police forces in Sao Paulo state, sp...More..

Brexit chaos: UK MPs reject Theresa May’s deal AGAIN
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Brexit chaos: UK MPs reject Theresa May’s deal AGAIN

The outcome of that vote could then prompt a vote to delay Brexit . Mr Zeichner slammed the government for "recklessly wasting yet more time in order to force a false binary choice" over Brexit . "And that ...More..

Brexit vote: Only 40 MPs won over by assurances
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Brexit vote: Only 40 MPs won over by assurances

Labour is set to help block a no deal Brexit tonight in another crunch vote in the House of Commons. May's deal was defeated 391 to 242 on Tuesday evening and will be followed on Wednesday by a debate and v...More..

Two victims of Ethiopia plane crash with B.C. connections
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Two victims of Ethiopia plane crash with B.C. connections

Ethiopian Airlines has since grounded its Boeing 737 MAX 8 from its fleet following the tragedy. He said satellite data suggested similarities between the flight profiles of the Ethiopian jet and that of a Li...More..

Trump Cultists Launch MAGA Version Of Yelp
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Trump Cultists Launch MAGA Version Of Yelp

The app is advertised in the Apple App store as offering "Reviews of local restaurant and businesses from a conservative perspective, helping insure you're safe when you shop and eat!" No. If they allow custome...More..

Trump appreciates Pelosi's 'statement against impeachment'
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Trump appreciates Pelosi's 'statement against impeachment'

Vice President Mike Pence met privately at the Capitol with a handful of GOP senators, hoping to persuade them to stand by Trump in a showdown vote set for Thursday. Mike Lee (R-Utah) that would amend the Natio...More..

Paul Manafort Sentenced to Another 43 Months in Prison
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Paul Manafort Sentenced to Another 43 Months in Prison

I am her primary caregiver. this case has taken enough from me already. "Let me be very clear: I have accepted responsibility for these acts that have gotten me here today", Manafort said , reading from a st...More..

Book reveals how Trump used Tom Brady to insult son-in-law Jared Kushner
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Book reveals how Trump used Tom Brady to insult son-in-law Jared Kushner

Journalist Vicky Ward will soon release, " Kushner Inc .", which details Jared and Ivanka's rise to power within the White House. "What did you do to Jared and Ivanka?" the reporter asked him. She granted m...More..

Iran President Rouhani in Baghdad to 'expand ties with Iraq'
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Iran President Rouhani in Baghdad to 'expand ties with Iraq'

President Rouhani said that Pakistan and Iran are neighbours and brotherly countries linked through centuries of closed historic cultural and people to people linkages. Iraq was given limited waivers to con...More..

Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel Do EXACT Same Mitt Romney Twinkie Joke
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel Do EXACT Same Mitt Romney Twinkie Joke

After the Twinkie pile is placed on his desk, Romney proceeds to blow out the candles. At this point it'd be nearly disappointing if he blew out his birthday candles the way a normal person does. But then he ...More..

Building collapses in Lagos, school kids trapped, many feared dead
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Building collapses in Lagos, school kids trapped, many feared dead

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), as well as security personnel including the police, army and National Security and Civil Defence Force (NSCDC) have continued with rescue operations at the scene. Bu...More..

Brexit uncertainty mounts as PM May crashes to huge defeat
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Brexit uncertainty mounts as PM May crashes to huge defeat

May said the government would not instruct her own party's lawmakers how to vote. This is a breaking news story and will be updated. The U.K. government announced its plans for the Irish borders, saying i...More..

We need radical change to Brexit deal - DUP's Wilson
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

We need radical change to Brexit deal - DUP's Wilson

Today we have secured legal changes. The legal judgement on the instrument issued by Attorney General Geoffrey Cox today noted: "T$3 he legally binding provisions of the joint instrument and the content of ...More..